I’m relatively new to the cyber-world. I know, SHOCKER! As you can tell from the amount of traffic that my blog gets, it is pretty obvious.
I love that song by Brad Paisley, “Online“. Not that I have a different identity or anything, but I must admit that it appeals to me. I would love to pretend I’m someone I’m not and “live” a rather glamorous life as a woman with no kids, a husband (because really, I LOVE being married) and someone who travels the world. But I’m not good at lying. Okay, I might be alright at lying – but keeping the lies straight – that’s something that I might have a problem with.
So I spend a lot of time online chatting with ladies (hopefully they’re ladies) and making cyber-friends. There’s Jamie who I chat with daily & we have become quite good friends. She was very apprehensive to talk to me on the phone. But I got her & now we like to consider each other dear friends. There are some old friends, some new friends & some ladies that call me their friend but really, I don’t talk to them at all.
I got a call from a new friend today. I was wondering when she would call me. Her name is Sara & I am SOOO happy she called. I was wondering what took her so long! Albeit our conversation didn’t last more than 15 minutes because I had to go pick up Mr. Fantastic from school, I still found her very pleasant to talk to. I wonder if she thinks the same about me. I doubt it. She probably hung up the phone & thought, “Wow. She talks A LOT. I’m glad she had to pick up her kid from school because I don’t know how I was going to get out of that one.” But hopefully she thought, “She’s even nicer on the phone! I think I’ll keep her number handy!”
So Sara, what did you think? Be brutally honest with me, k? When you first told me, online, that you had an “accent”, I was pretty nervous. I don’t hear quite so good sometimes, especially with accents; any accents – french, spanish, english, budapestish – you name it! But I understood you just fine! And I hope we talk again soon!
And to all those of you who come to my blog and I’ve never talked to on the phone – sometimes anonymity can be a very good thing & I understand if you just aren’t ready to take that next step!